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How do you do a practical with a trolley on a ramp?

1. Mass of equipment, length of card, set up
2.adjust change height until the trolley just starts to move
3. Mark a line this makes it a fair test. And a equal experiment
4.put the string on the mass then let go
5. Light gate will record the time. Use the equation
Initial speeds
Final speed
Time it takes

2

What are some sources of human error?

Different reaction times
To fix this you need to use a stopwatch and a rolling tape